Category: Book Clubs

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, January 2nd @6:30

The book of the month is The Losers Club by Andrew Clements Sixth grader Alec can’t put a good book down. So when Principal Vance lays down the law–pay attention in class, or else–Alec takes action. He can’t lose all his reading time, so he starts a club. A club he intends to be the only member of. After all, reading isn’t a team sport, and no one would want… Read more

Magic Tree House Book Club: Wed, Feb 20th @ 4pm (Register Grades 1- 2)

MAgic Tree House Pirates Dec 2017 002 Now is your chance to join the Magic Tree House Book Club!!! You’ll get your very own passport to travel back in time through this popular series. We’ll explore history with Jack & Annie, discuss books & have fun activities & snacks to share. Sign up, read the book of the month, and meet with your friends to talk about your favorite parts, learn more about the places, science, and… Read more

SYNC = FREE Audiobooks for T/weens

What is SYNC? What? SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 26, 2018, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.   In 2017, 32 titles were given away over 16 weeks. Why? SYNC introduces a variety of audiobook experiences to teens to demonstrate that reading can be completed by listening. Who? SYNC is… Read more

T/ween Book Talks ROCK 7/11/18 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5 and Up!)

Join us as we talk together about ‘Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie’ by Jordan Sonnenblick’ and rock out to this book.  Conversation, candy, and chillin’. This is a great read for middle and high school ages.  Copies of this book are available at the main desk. Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Monday, June 18 – 6:30-7:30PM

from-the-mixed-up-files-of-mrs-basil-e-frankweilerCome read with us! We love books and enjoy talking about the books we pick. Have snacks , conversation and fun. Register Now! Claudia Kinkaid feels unappreciated by her parents and bored with her orderly, straight-A existence. She is nearly twelve when she decides to run away from her home in suburban Connecticut. Being practical, she chooses a comfortable destination–New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art–and a thrifty traveling companion, her… Read more

June Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 6/6/18 @6:30pm

The book this month is ‘Rooftoppers’ by Katherine Rundell. Everyone thinks that Sophie is an orphan. True, there were no other recorded female survivors from the shipwreck which left baby Sophie floating in the English Channel in a cello case, but Sophie remembers seeing her mother wave for help. Her guardian tells her it is almost impossible that her mother is still alive, but that means still possible. You should… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) – Monday, May 21- 6:30-7:30pm

year of the bookIt’s time for our book club and this month’s book puts a bit of magic into your reading! Bring food in a sack or just come for our dessert and drink! Register Now! We meet the 3rd Monday of every month.   ‘The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng’ is our book for May. Pick up your book in the children’s room and come talk about the book Monday, May… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) – Monday, April 16, 6:30-7:30pm

Sara Plain & TallIt’s time for our book club and this month’s book puts a bit of love in your reading! Bring food in a sack or just come for our dessert and drink! Register Now! We meet the 3rd Monday of every month.  Sarah, Plain and Tall is a children’s book written by Patricia MacLachlan, and the winner of the 1986 Newbery Medal, the 1986 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction and… Read more

April Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 4/4/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ by Katherine Paterson.  Jess Aarons’ greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He’s been practicing all summer and can’t wait to see his classmates’ faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys’ side and outruns everyone. That’s not a very promising beginning for… Read more